Hydrophyllaceae Phacelia californica Cham.

California Scorpionweed

Costanoan - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 13

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Scientific name: Phacelia californica Cham.
USDA symbol: PHCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Scorpionweed
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Decoction of root used for fevers.

RECRD: 91109 id: 26252